March 23rd, 2020
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During these hard times, closures, isolation it’s a long road ahead for all of us. Heartland Magazine will continue to bring stories about people and communities.
Now can be a time of reflection. We love to write about people, their loves, their hopes and their dreams and publish them in our
February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2
NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued:
Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm.
What is happening
MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST
Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.
January 31st, 2020
PROPERTY INVESTIGATIONS UNDERWAY TO FIND BEST LOCATION FOR ILUKA’S FIRST AMBULANCE STATION
Planning for Iluka’s first Ambulance Station is well progressed with property investigations underway to determine the most suitable site for the new station, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced.
January 20th, 2020
SIXTEEN Richmond Valley residents will take the pledge to become Australian citizens on Sunday 26 January.
The special Citizenship Ceremony, hosted by Mayor Robert Mustow, will be held as part of the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at the Casino Drill Hall precinct.
People from Colombia, Cyprus, Ireland, J
January 20th, 2020
FUNDING FOR SAFE AND SECURE WATER IN CASINO
Richmond Valley Council will receive $80,000 to prepare a scoping study to determine a preferred option for securing an emergency raw water supply for Casino, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced.
Mr Gulaptis said communities depended on access to clean water,
December 12th, 2019
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Summer School Holiday Guide
Throughout the months of December and January, the Richmond Valley will come alive with a jam-packed schedule of events, activities, and Christmas-New
October 28th, 2019
Official opening of upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park
WOODBURN has a landmark attraction for locals and visitors alike with the opening of the first stage of the upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park today.
Jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments and Richmond Valley Council, the $2.2 million project features a
October 14th, 2019
MARCH AGAINST VIOLENCE on the 28th of November 2019
The Richmond Valley Family Violence Liaison Committee invite you to join us in a MARCH AGAINST VIOLENCE on the 28th of November 2019 at 10:00 am, meeting outside the Richmond Valley Council office, 19-25 Woodburn St, Evans Head. This is an annual event and was succes
October 14th, 2019
Prime Minister and Premier address Rappville after bushfire disaster
October 10th, 2019
BUSHFIRE ASSISTANCE FOR RICHMOND VALLEY COMMUNITIES
Disaster assistance has been made available for communities in Richmond Valley in response to the impacts of the Busbys Flat Road fire.
Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
October 3rd, 2019
Casino’s revitalised Drill Hall precinct open to visitors and community
THE southern gateway to Casino has an iconic new public space for visitors and the local community with the opening of the revitalised Casino Drill Hall precinct today.
Set on the banks of the beautiful Richmond River, the $2.5 million Drill Ha
September 27th, 2019
LEVEL THREE WATER RESTRICTIONS IN CASINO AND SURROUNDS
We have had many people come in to the Heartland Magazine office asking do we know what the water restrictions mean and how much water can they use.
Good question we thought, so we spoke to RV Council and have the information for the greater community
September 17th, 2019
RICHMOND Valley Council has handed over the keys of the new Evans Head Living Museum building to the museum’s dedicated volunteers.
The refurbished 1920s school building has undergone an extensive renovation courtesy of Richmond Valley Council, and will provide a stable home for the museum’s treasures for many yea
September 16th, 2019
RICHMOND Valley Council will this week impose level three water restrictions on Casino residents and businesses who receive a town water supply.
Level one restrictions were in force before today’s decision, however, with water consumption being a little higher than predicted, Council believed it prudent to move s
June 3rd, 2019
Council seeks community views on the Woodburn Swimming Pool
Richmond Valley Council is holding a community meeting in Woodburn on June 12 to discuss long-term options for the Woodburn Swimming Pool and other opportunities for Woodburn.
Council is also distributing a community survey about the pool and other prioritie
April 30th, 2019
NATIONALS IN GOVERNMENT GET NEW EVANS HEAD HEALTH CENTRE UNDERWAY
Evans Head’s brand new HealthOne facility is a step closer with Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis joining with community members and health officials to mark the start of construction at a sod turning ceremony on Monday.
“Demolition to remove th
April 8th, 2019
WATER restrictions for residents who receive a town water supply will be eased back to level one from Wednesday, with much-needed rainfall providing relief from losses during the recent dry conditions.
The easing of water restrictions has been made possible following 220mm of rain in March, replenishing the Richmon
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 11th, 2019
Level three water restrictions to start Wednesday for Casino and surrounds
WITH persistent drought conditions and falling river levels, level three water restrictions will be imposed from this Wednesday, 13 February, on residents and businesses who receive a town water supply in Casino and surrounds.
Despite recent r
January 23rd, 2019
A RED alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae in the Richmond River at Jabour Weir Casino and upstream has been issued, with a warning for locals not to come into contact with the water.
The alert indicates the water of the Richmond River at Casino is not suitable for recreational use, or primary contact by domes
January 21st, 2019
LEVEL TWO WATER RESTRICTIONS START FRIDAY 25 JANUARY - Sprinklers and fixed hoses, such as soaker hoses, are totally banned
Residents in Casino and surrounds who receive a town water supply will be subject to level two water restrictions from Friday 25 January. Level two water restrictions are triggered when th
January 11th, 2019
Level one water restrictions to start Wednesday for Casino and surrounds
DUE to the low rainfall in the catchment areas and falling river levels residents who receive a town water supply will be subject to level one water restrictions from Wednesday 16 January.
Level one water restrictions are triggered when the
January 7th, 2019
Multiple Golden Guitar winner and horseman extraordinaire Tom Curtain will be performing his Katherine Outback Experience show of real horse training and working dog demonstrations followed by a live music performance at the Casino Showgrounds on Friday 11 January. This is a FREE event thanks to the Richmond
November 9th, 2018
Second hay run heads to Collarenebri
ONE hundred and twenty bales of hay will be heading west tomorrow, making their way to drought-stricken farmers in and around Collarenebri.
This is the second drought convoy undertaken by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with local businesses. In August Richmond Valley, Ky